Enterprise Mobility: 12 Notable Smartphones That Made a Splash in 2009

 
 
By Michelle Maisto  |  Posted 2009-12-17 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Looking at the market, 2009 may well go down as the year of the smartphone. When the Palm Pre arrived in June, the iPhone was its natural competition. While Apple's darlings still dominate, the playing field has since become considerably more crowded, with competitors running Google's Android operating system, new Windows phones from Microsoft, enhanced BlackBerry devices attracting as many consumer users as enterprise ones, and even PC maker Dell joining the fray. Here are some of the year's most notable phones, whether for the user bases they've inspired or the buzz they've helped build.
 
 
 

12 Notable Smartphones That Made a Splash in 2009

Looking at the market, 2009 may well go down as the year of the smartphone. When the Palm Pre arrived in June, the iPhone was its natural competition. While Apple's darlings still dominate, the playing field has since become considerably more crowded, with competitors running Google's Android operating system, new Windows phones from Microsoft, enhanced BlackBerry devices attracting as many consumer users as enterprise ones, and even PC maker Dell joining the fray. Here are some of the year's most notable phones, whether for the user bases they've inspired or the buzz they've helped build.
12 Notable Smartphones That Made a Splash in 2009
 
 
 
 
 
Michelle Maisto has been covering the enterprise mobility space for a decade, beginning with Knowledge Management, Field Force Automation and eCRM, and most recently as the editor-in-chief of Mobile Enterprise magazine. She earned an MFA in nonfiction writing from Columbia University, and in her spare time obsesses about food. Her first book, The Gastronomy of Marriage, if forthcoming from Random House in September 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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